What does a switch use to make a forwarding decision?
A) IP address
B) Application type
C) MAC address
E) TCP port
F) It stops every few miles and asks for directions
The answer: C) MAC address
A switch makes forwarding decisions based on the destination MAC address contained in the network frame.
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